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League: National Women’s Soccer League
Location: Harrison, NJ
Venue: Red Bull Arena
Owners: Tammy Murphy, Phil Murphy, Steven Temares, Ed Nalbandian
Sky Blue FC TicketsRepresenting the New York/New Jersey area, Sky Blue FC was one of the early pioneers of women's soccer. Originally known as Jersey Sky Blue, the club was a member of the USL W-League — a sort of bridge between the amateur and professional levels. In 2009, the organization split between a W-League team, the Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues, and a fully professional club, the Sky Blue FC of the Women’s Professional Soccer. Sky Blue FC made history with a victory over Los Angeles 1-0 to capture the inaugural WPS championship. Following the dissolution of the WPS in 2012, Sky Blue found a new home in the recently established National Women’s Soccer League. During the league’s inaugural season, Sky Blue qualified for the postseason with a fourth-place finish and a 10-6-6 record. However, the club lost 2-0 to the Western New York Flash in the semifinals match. StubHub is a leading source for Sky Blue FC tickets to all home and away games.
Who are some of the best players in Sky Blue FC history?Soccer star Sam Kerr, the captain of the Australian national team, was perhaps the best player in club history. During her time with Sky Blue between 2015 and 2017, Kerr led the team in goals every single year. She also set the league's single-season scoring record with an astounding 17 goals in 2017. This record stood for two seasons until Kerr broke the mark again with 18 goals as a member of the Chicago Red Stars. Carli Lloyd and Monica Ocampo are both tied for the second most single-season goals in Sky Blue history.
What was the record of Sky Blue FC in 2019?Sky Blue FC finished eighth in the league with 20 points and a 5-14-5 record. During the regular season, Carli Lloyd was the team’s top scorer with eight goals and a single assist. Goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan had a 0.68 goals against average in 19 matches.
What are some of the top games on the Sky Blue FC schedule this season?Sky Blue FC begins the 2020 campaign with an away game at the Orlando Pride on April 19. The home opener then takes place on April 26 against Reign FC. Some of the important dates on the calendar include a first responders night against the North Carolina Courage on May 13, a health and wellness day against the Houston Dash on May 24, a champion women night against the Chicago Red Stars on June 13, an Olympic send-off against Utah Royals on June 20, a pride night against the Courage on July 18, a back-to-school day against the Dash on Aug. 16, an Olympic return night against Reign FC on Sept. 13, a Broadway night against the Portland Thorns on Sept. 26, a petpalooza event against Orlando on Oct. 3 and a fan appreciation against Utah on Oct. 11. Sky Blue would need to finish in the top four of the league to qualify for the postseason, which begins with the semifinal matches on Nov. 8 and concludes with a championship match on Nov. 14.
Who is the head coach of Sky Blue FC?Freya Coombe is the head coach of Sky Blue FC. She had previously served in the Reading FC organization as the director of coaching and the women’s development team manager. She joined Sky Blue as the interim head coach in Sept. 2019.
Where are the Sky Blue FC games played?After 10 seasons at Yurcak Field on the campus of Rutgers University, Sky Blue FC officially moves into Red Bull Arena for the 2020 season. Located near the Passaic River just to the east of Newark, Red Bull Arena is the home of the New York Red Bulls of MLS. The arena has a total seating capacity of approximately 25,000.
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